LOT of FREE things to do at the Ohio State Fair 2022

Where else can you learn how to fish, clean a fish, cook a fish, & sample said cooked fish, learn how to kayak, enjoy the serenity in a butterfly house, watch a magic show, street performers, bands, parade, tour a gallery filled with fine art, visit a petting zoo, and more ALL in one day and for FREE? talk about a great VALUE! We value our time, family, and finances, and the Ohio State Fair respects and accommodates all three! For a family of four to do all of that in one day and only cost $34 (free parking) is amazing!

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How To Encourage Your Kids To Stick to Their Hobbies

There have likely been countless times in your adulthood when you wondered where you would be if you had stuck to that hobby you loved. Many people would agree that their childhood is the best time to discover the things they love. Even with all the freedoms in the world, it’s natural that children will struggle to stick to hobbies they love. However, there are things you can do to gently encourage your kids to stick to their hobbies.

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Grand Canyon National Park

We were up and at ’em early this morning in order to get to the park before there was a lineup. (See our Itinerary HERE)It’s suggested that you arrive between 9 and 10AM, otherwise, you could be waiting to get into the park. Also, there isn’t much in the way of rest stops, restrooms, and fast-food establishments between Flagstaff and the park (quick side note, don’t read or look at your phone along this journey, the views are epic, like nothing you’d EVER see in NW Ohio), so we made certain we packed our lunch and took tiny sips of our coffees along the way. Though I apparently didn’t take tiny enough sips or perhaps it was my 40+-year-old bladder and the fact that it’s had 3 large babies sitting on it at some point, but I had to go so bad, thus, our first stop, once we were in the park, was the restrooms!

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